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Sep 07, 2017
September 7, 2017 (Chicago, Ill.) – The Realtors® Land Institute (RLI), an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors®, invites all real estate agents that conduct any type of land transaction from across the country to join them in the Music City for the 2018 National Land Conference. Registration is now open for the conference which is scheduled to take place March 12-14 at the Hilton Nashville Downtown hotel where...
Aug 30, 2017
Proposed Amendments to KAAR Bylaws All REALTOR® members of KAAR may vote for the following proposed bylaws amendments during the grand opening on Friday, September 22, 2017, 1:00 – 6:00 pm – Knoxville Area Associations of REALTORS® (609 Weisgarber Rd, Knoxville, TN 37919).  A sample ballot will be e-mailed to all REALTOR® members of KAAR two weeks before the scheduled vote....
Aug 25, 2017
The Blount County Chapter of KAAR will have a membership meeting next Tuesday, August 29 at 9:00 at the Maryville-Alcoa Home Builders building at 1719 King Circle, Maryville. Jennifer Roche, KAAR Governmental Affairs Director and Sally Sparks, KAAR RPAC Chair and Tennessee Major Investor Council Representative, will be there to discuss recent REALTOR® Party successes.  There will also be drawings and light refreshments.
Aug 14, 2017
A revision to forms RF401, RF403, and RF404 will be published and released on August 21, 2017. The Tennessee REALTORS® Residential Forms Committee has made the following changes to the appraisal section of the 2017 purchase and sale agreement (red = former; blue = new): In the new version of the purchase and sale agreement, the Buyer shall promptly notify the Seller if the appraised value of the Property does not equal or exceed the...
Aug 14, 2017
Beginning next year, sellers of residential property in Tennessee will find a new fire protection question on the property disclosure form, asking which fire department services the property and if there are any charges or fees for such services. This addition is part of a campaign by Realtors and Realtor Associations across Tennessee to increase awareness of differences in fire protection coverage and the potential costs associated with...
Aug 11, 2017
Chicago, July 13, 2017—The Council of Residential Specialists (CRS) is offering complimentary education, training materials and networking events during its annual CRS Week, September 11 – 15, 2017.  CRS Week is the Council’s local and national awareness event designed to give real estate agents a sample of CRS education and to encourage them to learn more about the value of obtaining the CRS designation. During CRS Week, agents can...

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